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Journal of Positive Psychology Research

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Positive Psychology Research is one of the humanities research journals of the University of Isfahan and has been published since 2014. This journal publishes basic research, applied and developmental articles in clinical, neurology, developmental, educational, personality, social, mental health, learning, motivation, emotion, industrial and organizational, conducted in positive psychology. In this regard, the editorial board members request the researchers to send their scientific research articles to this journal for review and publication.

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Comparison of the Flow Status of Amateur and Elite Wrestlers

zahra izanloo; Misaq Hosseini Keshtan; Aref Mohammadshahi; Fatemeh Garmaki

Volume 8, Issue 1 , April 2022, Pages 1-14

  Using positive psychology for optimal performance and reaching the peak of performance in sports has always been considered. However, there is no accurate understanding of some mental experiences such as flow. This study aimed to compare the flow status of amateur and elite wrestlers. The statistical ...  Read More

Does the Educational Environment Affect the Psychological Well-Being of Preschool Children? Analysis of the Role of Discipline

Sahar kKiyayi; Amene Aali; Fateme Nikkhoo

Volume 8, Issue 1 , April 2022, Pages 15-32

  AbstractDisciplinary rules and measures in the educational environment are an important factor in the formation of students' emotions and behavior that can affect their well-being in this way. Therefore, identifying the role of the discipline process on the psychological well-being of children in preschool ...  Read More

The Role of Mindfulness, Maladaptive Perfectionism, and Positive Affect in Predicting Goal Self-Concordance

Fariborz Sedighi Arfaee; Reyhaneh Tabesh

Volume 8, Issue 1 , April 2022, Pages 33-46

  This study aimed to identify the role of mindfulness, maladaptive perfectionism, and positive affect in goal self-concordance. The method of this research was descriptive and correlational. The sample included 100 secondary school students in Isfahan in the academic year 2020-2021, who were selected ...  Read More

The Effectiveness of Welfare-therapy on Coronavirus Anxiety and Mental Health in Elderly COVID-19 survivors

Hamdollah Jayervand

Volume 8, Issue 1 , April 2022, Pages 47-60

  This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of wellbeing-based therapy on Coronavirus Anxiety and mental health in Elderly COVID-19 survivors. This quasi-experimental study was a pre-test, post-test follow-up with a control group. The study population was all the elderly referred to health centers ...  Read More

Developing a Model of Academic Buoyancy based Meaning of Life Mediated by Happiness in Students

Hassan Shadkam; Abolghasem Yaghoobi; Firoozeh Zanganeh Motlagh; zabih pirani; Hossein Mohagheghi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , January 2022, , Pages 41-54

  Academic buoyancy is one of the positive constructs of psychology that researchers in education have considered. Therefore, this study aimed to design a model of academic buoyancy based on meaning mediated by happiness in female high school students in Hamadan. The research method was correlational and ...  Read More

Effect of Positive Training on Positive Psychological States (Character Strengths) of Female High School Students

Ali Farnam; Tahereh Madadizade

Volume 3, Issue 1 , October 2017, , Pages 61-76

  psychological states of female students in second and third grades of high school. The research method was quasi-experimental with pre-test, post-test and follow-up. The sample consisted of forty students selected randomly in two groups (twenty students in each group). To collect data, Positive Psychological ...  Read More

The Effect of Positive Thinking Training on Quality of Life, Depression, Stress and Anxiety in Delinquent Juveniles

Zahra Nikmanesh; Maryam Zandvakili

Volume 1, Issue 2 , September 2015, , Pages 64-53

  The aim of the present study was to investigate the effectiveness of positive thinking training on quality of life and reduction of depression, stress and anxiety in delinquent boys of Zahedan Juvenile Correction and Rehabilitation Center (ZJCRC). Method of this research was a quasi-experimental with ...  Read More

The Effect of Positive Thinking Training in Enhancement of Quality and Hope of life among the Elderly

Ali Farnam

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2016, , Pages 75-88

  The study aimed to investigate the effect of positive thinking training in enhancement of quality and hope of life among the elderly. The research design was quasi experimental with pretest- posttest, two month follow up with control group. The research sample was consisted of fifty elderly adults who ...  Read More

Effectiveness of Positive Group Intervention on Psychological Wellbeing, Resiliency and Happiness of Foster Care Adolescent Girls

Reihaneh Honarmand Zadeh; Ilnaz Sajjadian

Volume 2, Issue 2 , March 2017, , Pages 35-50

  This study was conducted to investigate the effectiveness of positive group intervention on psychological well-being, resiliency and happiness of foster care adolescent girls under the surveillance of Isfahan Welfare Organization. The study was a quasi-experimental research and conducted through the ...  Read More

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